LPW Technology appoints new Technical Director to focus on metal powder lifecycle management

September 14, 2016

LPW Technology appoints new Technical Director

Andrew Florentine BTech(Hons) MIET, newly appointed Technical Director of LPW Technology Ltd

LPW Technology Ltd, Runcorn, UK, has announced the appointment of Andrew Florentine as the company’s Technical Director. Florentine will head the team developing LPW’s PowderLife, a unique metal powder lifecycle management system.

“Andrew joins us with proven technical experience across a range of industries, SMEs and large multi-nationals. He will provide technical guidance, support and leadership across the business as we implement our exciting, strategic plans continuing to develop our manufacturing capabilities and international presence,” stated Dr Phil Carroll, MD and founder of the business.

Florentine is experienced in research and development across a range of industries, from automotive tier one to domestic electrical products. A graduate of Loughborough University in Mechanical Engineering and Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, he has significant experience in developing multi-functional technical teams and introducing innovative solutions to a range of technical challenges.

“The tremendous opportunity for developing new approaches to support robust, metal Additive Manufacturing production facilities is very exciting. I look forward to adding experience and tangible value in the technical developments of the business and expanding our talented teams of engineers and applications expertise around the world. LPW’s team has unrivalled knowledge in developing specialist materials, applications and powder lifecycle processes particularly for the high tech aerospace, F1 and medical implant industries,” stated Florentine.


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